Finley Quaye and Doves are also among the plethora of big-name acts to confirm their participation in what promises to be an awesome week of music...

AT THE DRIVE-IN, PAPA ROACH, MANSUN, FINLEY QUAYE and DOVES are all confirmed as headliners for NME’s Carling Award shows, to be held at London Astoria from January 30 to February 5.

More acts will be announced over the next weeks, but so far the week of shows will start with Papa Roach (January 30), Mansun (February 1), At The Drive-In (February 2), Finley Quaye (3) and Doves (5).

The headline spot for January 31 is still to be decided, but on February 4, the NME Carling Tour, featuring JJ72, Amen, Alfie and Starsailor will all play the Astoria.

It has also now been confirmed that the NME Carling Awards will be held on Tuesday February 6 at The Arches in East London.